Billy Wayne Grice of Malone, FL passed away on January 5, 2023 at Jackson Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born on February 12, 1948 at home in Malone, FL to the Late W.J. & Mildred Grice. He married the Love of his life, Edna Mae (Smith) Grice on March 6, 1971. He was a lifelong resident of Jackson County. He was retired from the Jackson County Road Department, and was a Member of The Sanctuary United Pentecostal Church of Marianna with Allen Biggs as his Pastor.
Billy was preceded in Death by his parents (W.J. & Mildred Grice), brothers (Dannis Grice & Ellis Grice), sister (Bobbie Williams) & daughter (Virginia Story).
Billy is survived by his wife of 51 years (Edna Grice), Son (Daniel Grice of Malone), Sister (Jean Anderson & husband Earl of Malone), and Son-In-Law (David Story of Bainbridge, GA), Granddaughter (Samantha Story of Bainbridge, GA) and Grandson (Johnathan Story of Bainbridge, GA), Church Grandchild (Ellie Biggs of Marianna, FL), several Nieces and Nephews as well as several Great Nieces & Great Nephews.
Billy enjoyed spending his time with his family and friends and especially with his grandkids. He loved going to any fishing hole, and dropping his line in hopes of catching a big fish. He also enjoyed spending time talking to anyone he could about his Lord and Savior and Church.
Funeral Services will be on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at The Sanctuary United Pentecostal Church in Marianna, FL with Rev. Allen Biggs officiating with his final resting place at Collins Cemetery in Malone, FL. Family will receive family and friends at the church, one hour before service (1:00 p.m.) until service time. James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel is in charge of all funeral arrangements.